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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Happening before one is ready. Also: Happening at the wrong occasion.

Usage examples (40)
  • An untimely frost can ruin the crops that are not harvested.
  • We're getting our chances, but we're missing open nets or I'm letting in untimely goals.
  • A prominent Muslim scholar described his comments as "untimely" and giving out "a mixed message".
  • Anna S described the anger she felt over these 'untimely' concerns when she was witnessed a disturbance on the street. for more
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